In terms of reading and writing skills, by the end of third grade, children are expected to be able to identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes, decode words with common Latin suffixes, decode multi-syllable words, and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words. In terms of Language Arts, by the end of third grade, students should be able to explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences, form and use regular and irregular plural nouns, use abstract nouns, form and use regular and irregular verbs, form and use the simple verb tenses ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement, form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified, use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, produce simple, compound, and complex sentences, capitalize appropriate words in titles, use commas in addresses, use commas and quotation marks in dialogue, and form and use possessives. In terms of math, by the end of third grade children should be able to multiply and divide whole numbers and solve word problems with whole numbers up to 100. They should also be able to use place value to round whole numbers to the nearest 10 or 100, to fluently add and subtract within 1000, and to multiply one-digit whole numbers by multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (e.g., 9 × 80, 5 × 60). They should be able to understand division as an unknown factor problem, and they should be able to recognize the commutative, associative, and distributive properties. They further should be able to understand fractions as pieces of a whole, be able to compare two fractions, and be able to locate fractions on a number line. Finally, they should be able to tell time to the minute and solve word problems by adding and subtracting intervals of time. edHelper's third grade Morning Work Skills Books review these concepts with third grade students in a fun and different way that is sure to challenge and entertain them.